Industrial revolution in the home

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The industrial revolution in the home Examining domestic technologies Tuesday, October 25, 11
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Outline Women in the workforce The Industrial Revolution in the home: A few comments The Washing machine Tuesday, October 25, 11
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Women enter the workforce Pre-industrial–women part of the process of production in cottage industry 18th and 19th century–unmarried women working as doffers in factories or entering service. Women would work for a few years to save up money and then leave work when married. Women could still contribute to the house hold income but were expected to stay more within the domestic spheres Tuesday, October 25, 11
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late 19th and early 20th century–Women enter the ofFce as part of the clerical staff. Women are a cheap way to Fll the rapidly expanding need for clerical staff brought on by scientiFc management. Women were placed in positions that performed the same tasks as male counterparts but had no opportunity of advancement because they were expected to leave the ofFce when they married. Tuesday, October 25, 11
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